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Table 2 The proximate analysis and selected minerals of the leaf of Clinacanthus nutans

From: Effects of phenolic-rich extracts of Clinacanthus nutans on high fat and high cholesterol diet-induced insulin resistance

Nutritional value (% Dry weight) Leaf
Crude Carbohydrate 73.27 ± 3.14
Crude protein 5.16 ± 0.08
Crude fats 2.21 ± 0.66
Moisture 9.28 ± 0.40
Ash 10.0 ± 0.20
Total Energy (KJ/100 g) 1310.68 ± 2.09
Minerals (mg/100 g DW) Leaf
Sodium 6.78 ± 1.01
Potassium 1097.90 ± 6.93
Calcium 874.50 ± 31.25
Copper 0.26 ± 0.01
  1. Values are expressed as percentage dry weight (% DW) for proximate analysis whereas for mineral content was expressed as mg/100 g dry weight (DW). All the values are means of three replicates and data is reported as mean ± standard deviation (n = 3)